TUC Sponsored Programs

Project 41013669

Project ID:4101 3669
Project Title:Building Partnerships for a Better California - Faculty Development Subgrant
Principal Investigator(s):Merri Whitelock
College/Department:Undergraduate Studies Office
Sponsoring Agency:San Francisco State University
Original Source of Funds:Corporation for National & Community Service
Award Amount:$4,000
Matching Amount:$8,000
Indirect Cost:$190
Start Date:01/08/07
End Date:06/30/07
CFDA # :94.005
Type of Project :Education
Abstract:The Community Service-Learning and Faculty Development programs at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), in collaboration with UCLA's Center for Community Learning, and two local community colleges, will host a 'Service-Learning Leadership Institute for faculty and a Cleveland 2 College Institute for educators at Cleveland High School. With the goal to increase college-going rates of disadvantaged youth within the Greater Los Angeles Area, these Institutes will support the creation of new, reciprocal, and sustainable service-learning partnerships. Training will underscore a) teachers (K-16) deepening connections between community service performed by their students and academic coursework, and b) strengthening K-12 collaborations with colleges.